07 February, 2011 - Today the largest site for turbine prototyping and certification in Europe is opened. At the start, Test Site Lelystad meets a large demand with wind turbine manufactures for testing their latest designs. The coming seven years the test site if fully booked.
Mrs. M. Horselenberg, Mayor of Municipality of Lelystad, gave the official signal to start construction during a festive event at the test site location. During the launch event, Manon Janssen (CEO Ecofys), Tijs Breukink (Member of Executive Board Wageningen UR) and Anne Bliek-de Jong (Deputy Queen Commissioner Province of Flevoland) presented their views on the positive effects of Test Site Lelystad on innovation, economic development and the future position of wind energy in the Flevopolder and The Netherlands.